RE: Tank Raised Vs. Wild; was: Re: NANFA-- native killifish take

mcclurg luke e (
Fri, 17 Nov 2000 13:19:40 -0600 (CST)

I actually stopped keeping live reefs for personal ethical reasons myself
several years ago. Found that keeping natives was more fun, and I felt a
greater reward out of it by collecting my own that just going to a shop
and dropping money down for stock.


On Thu, 16 Nov 2000 wrote:

> On 14 Nov 2000, at 10:23, chuckmiro wrote:
> I have voiced my concerns about this as well, and have been
> roundly "pooh-pooh"'ed. If you want to see a niche hobby gone
> berserk, just look at the reef hobby. Now it's a haven for yuppies
> looking for a fashionable past-time (who cares if the corals die, you
> can just buy more). Makes it tough for the serious reefkeepers
> who are concerned about the impact of collecting (those who aren't
> in a state of denial, that is).

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